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, or a sea level rise, if the delta fails, the disaster would be comparable to superstorm sandy or hurricane sandy, loss of jobs. i'll do whatever i can to make sure that doesn't happen. my proposed plan is two tunnels 30 miles long and 40 feet wide designed to improve the ecology of the delta with almost 100 square miles of habitat restoration. that's big, but so is the problem. lasted a short while and cost $15 billion, about the same as this project. this will serve californians for hundreds of years. when you think about california's future, no long- term liability presents as greater danger to our well being as the build-up of carbon dioxide and others in the atmosphere. according to the latest report in the world bank, carbon emissions are the highest in 15 years. the plant could warm by more than 7 degrees fahrenheit, unknown event in human experience. some of you will be around for that. i won't. california is extremely vulnerable because of our mediterranean climate and reliance on snow pack for so much of our water supply. tipping points can be reached before we know we've passed t
confirmed by his senate colleagues. >>> and a look into the sandy hook school shooting, the sandy hook advisory commission will talk about the similar shootings of colorado and newtown connecticut. they will talk about school safety, mental health and gun violence prevention by march 15th. >>> senator dianne fine stein will begin to fight for a ban on assault weapons. and in a few hours, she will introduce a new law which is designed to stop military assault weapons. the senator introduced a similar bill shortly after a mass shooting at a san francisco law firm. >>> some parents at one california school district are up in arms over the purchase of more than a dozen assault weapons. they bought 14 assault weapons to protect them in an attack. they will be locked on campus for responding police officers and some are worried students could find a way to access the guns and they say the money should not be spent on weapons. >> does this put them at risk as the chief of police stated being neutralized and killed? >> the weapons cost $1,000 each and they have the ability to pearce body armo
than the first ban she introduced back in 1994. feinstein says the sandy hook school shooting proves the need for a new ban. the national rifle association disagrees. >> our weak gun laws allow the mass killings to be carried out again and again and again in our country. >> i don't care if the weapon holds a thousand cartridges, the point is it has a constitutional purpose. >> feinstein's bill will ban the sale of more than 150 types of assault weapons. and limit ammunition rounds to ten rounds. >>> vice president biden is taking the white house campaign to gun control on the road to virginia. biden is hosting a round table discussion. president obama put biden in charge of a task force to come up with recommendations on reducing gun violence. >>> state lawmaker jerry hill will introduce legislation to protect mountain lions. it follows public outcry against state game wardens that shot two mountain lions. hills legislation would allow game wardens to rescue mountain lions that come in contact with people. >>> it's another spare the air day in the bay area. you cannot burn wood or fi
new protests as the country marks two years since the uprising. >>> victims of hurricane sandy are going to find it harder than they thought to rebuild their homes. >>> star wars franchise gets a new movie and new director. who disney reportedly hired to make episode seven. o can withss of air travel? can you survive change fees? blackout dates? boarding in mobs? do you actually, in a weird way, kind of enjoy rude service? then you might have what it takes to keep flying your airline. ♪ if you don't, then stop playing the airline game by their rules. come on over to southwest, the one airline that changed the game for the whole industry. ♪ >>> new video from egypt of protestors and police clashing in ere rear square. today marks the second anniversary of the up rising that toppled former leader hosni mubarak. they are not happy with the current president and say he is forming another dictatorship. >>> bobby jindal had harsh words for his fellow republicans. >> we've got to stop being the stupid party. and i'm serious. it's time for a new republican party that talks like adu
in hollywood. . >>> the move comes after pressure after the sandy hook school shooting and they are calling for a boycott for group on. >>> in all 60 cars and big risk were involved in the pileup. one girl died in the crash. dozens of people were hurt and they are blaming the sudden burst of snow. two victims are listed in critical condition. >>> a man from texas is one of the victims killed in a hostage span dove in -- standoff in algeria and now his family is trying to cope with the loss. >> i could associate death with cancer but not terrorism. >> he was taken hostage when a group linked to al qaeda attacked the natural gas plant last week. they moved in on saturday but 38 hostages were killed and two other americans were among those killed. >>> congress gets back to work with the debt ceiling now a priority. kyla campbell has more with the details on their proposal, kyla campbell? >> reporter: they want to increase the debt ceiling without simultaneous budget cuts but they have a not so hidden agenda so the u.s. could focus the pressure on the senate to pass the first budget in nearly f
for gun control is a grassroots organization that was formed after the shooting at sandy hook elementary school in connecticut, which left 20 children and six educators dead. >>> in advertising banner meant to promote discount haircuts ended up cutting power to thousands of san francisco customers today when it fell from the sky and landed on some pg&e lines. here you can see the banner dangling from the power lines. witnesses say they saw it fall from the back of a small plane and land on the liens around noon. that normally busy intersection was shut down while crews dealt with the situation. >> i saw the plane banner carrying the plane circling. and the banner kind of flailing and drifting. >> power has been restored now to all of the customers affected in the south of market and china basin areas. >>> a veteran oakland police officer shot while on duty last night is expected to fully recover. police say the officer was respond a car crash at the intersection of east 12th and 48th avenue in the fruitvale district. as officers arrived on scene, one of drivers ran off. when they went
dangerous situations. this is the way preparations were qurktd conducted when they went to help on sandy then. although they can't give too many details of this mission, eventually 200 members will leave for afghanistan and the horn of africa. this will be a 4 month deployment. >> when we are preparing for this we have to have screening and combat skills training and the straining necessary to complete our job so it is quite a bit of training leading up to the deployment. >> some of that deployment has taken place already, mostly in terms of getting cargo and supplies out there ahead of time similar to what you see now from that. again they can't talk about where they are headed first and a timetable. a big part of the deployment will start in two hours and be there and have a complete report on our 6:00 newscast. live at moffett field, robert honda, ktvu channel 2 news. >> we have new information out of san joaquin county where they look for clues left by the speed freak killers, this dig is expected to take several days and possibly several weeks. the work is focused on a well where
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coming up. >>> freezing temperatures causing more problems for victims of super storm sandy. why residents are waiting so long for repairs. >>> let's give you another live look outside. that is the east shore freeway. interstate 80 westbound, eastbound looking good. time now 6:40. you in heaven. wrapped in luxury. you in action. you in motion. you in luck. play in style. talking stick resort, scottsdale. book now to enjoy cactus league spring training rates. >>> good morning, to you. and welcome back. a good looking starlet to the day but a chilly start to the day getting outdoors this morning it's a cold one. >>> victims of super storm sandy are being tested again. this time by frigid cold temperatures. some gas lines in queens, new york are still not working. people have been forced to resort to space heaters and blankets to stay warm. residents have been flooding the gas company with calls but they say it's difficult for them to come out and make repairs. >> if you're not here you get skipped over and have to wait again. so you have no choice. >> there is one big source of hel
is bringing further misery to families trying to recover from sandy. staten island people who haven't had heat since october are taking refuge in tents. >> you can't describe it. unless you experience it, feel the wind biting at your skin it's hard to explain. >> reporter: and the cold weather is raising concerns about hypothermia at 30 below zero frost bite can happen in five minutes. temperatures aren't expected to rise until the weekend. >> threats north korea has they promise more rocket launches and a third nuclear test. leaders say they are targeting the united states. we are in the washington dc newsroom. >> reporter: officials in south korea analyzed a debrief and said north korea was testing for a missile that could travel 6200 miles which is far enough to reach the west coast. leaders say americans shouldn't be concerned at this point. they say a lot of work has to be done before north korea has the technology to mount a nuclear warhead on a missile . they are angry after the united states supported the un security council's move on tuesday that expanded sanctions against them for
. they wanted to do something for the community in the wake of  the newtown connecticut sandy hook tragedy and that means if you have a gun in your drawer or garage and you just don't want it anymore, this surrender runs until 8:00 at night and we will of course be here and let you know how it turns out. live in the valley, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> algeria's prime minister says, at least 37 foreign workers were killed after being held hostage at a natural gas plant. the four day siege ended when special forces stormed the facility and at least 32 militants were killed and one hostage was an american. >>> they are leading the investigation into a fatal car crash last night in antioch. it handed out side of an industrial building on wilbur avenue. a speeding red sedan smashed over a fence and rolled over several times. one person believed to be the driver was pronounced dead and there is still no word on what led to that crash. >>> they will soon have a new tenants, the town school for boys plans to leave the school while the school is being renovated. they left to pier 15 and accor
: on display are the guns lawmakers want banned, including the type of gun used in the sandy hook elementary school shooting. president obama supports a assault weapons ban. including mothers. >> when kids can't feel safe at school, it is time to put their safety above politics, above profits and enact legislation. >> reporter: dianne feinstein says passing the bills will be challenging. >> reporter: what will you do to get them on your side? >> well, it has to be the people of america. red state or a blue state. somebody picks up the phone and calls their representatives. >> reporter: supporters say the bills would protect gun owners by excluding rifles. the national rifle association says the bill is disappointing but not surprising and americans know bans does not work. the nra is confidence washington will reject the bill. >>> vice president joe biden used a chat on google to throw his support behind the assault weapons ban. >> police organizations support it because they get out gunned. they are out gunned on the street. >> joe biden said the violence in america is from gang bangers, th
to help victims of sandy. lawmakers new york, new jersey and connecticut say it's urgently needed. sandy hit the east coast last october killing 140 people and destroying homes and businesses. the house passed the emergency relief bill last week. >>> storm victims in new jersey will have to meet new standard when's they rebuild their homes because for the first time in 20 years the federal emergency management agency has updated the flood maps for the jersey shore. that is now a higher risk zone. new jersey governor said that property owners will see a benefit. >> you will see lower insurance costs in the long run. if if run. if you don't meet new stand standards you will be less safe. >> it was the sound of cheering for gay couples in rhode island late last night. the house passed legislation that would allow same sex couples to get married. it's not official just yet. it must go through the senate. right now rhode island is the only state in new england that doesn't allow same sex couples to get marry. >>> the founder of facebook wants to help a friend keep his job as governor. they
as the program says here, tonight's event promoted no guns in light of the killings at sandy hook elementary, and the sold out crowd embraced that message. >> this battle will never be won until we all get free. >> reporter: before she took to the stage in front of 1,000 people, 20-year-old jade cho shared privately with us her pointian poem. >> but it's raise every voice and speak a new world into being. >> reporter: cho was one of two dozen young performers who honored king's legacy through music and the spoken word. >> tomorrow nobody will care. >> reporter: tonight's theme mainly focused on gun violence. >> we're asking people to really speak about that on a day where we celebrate someone who so much believed in nonviolence. a lot of young people are growing up in violent circumstances. >> reporter: two # 2-year-old donte clark says he has seen the impact of gun violence in his neighborhood. and tatiana told us about a classmate that met his fate through the barrel of a gun. the nation looks back on a man who strived to overcome our challenges. >> they'll see how beautiful i am and be as
confirmed by doll lesion. >>> -- colleagues. >>> the sandy hook advisory commission will hear from experts who sat on similar commissions in colorado and virginia. the 16 member panel is supposed to give a list of recommendations with mental health and gun violence prevention by march 15th. >>> senator dianne finestein in just a few hours will introduce a new bill on the floor of the senate. it is designed to stop the transfer and manufacturing of weapons and she delivered a similar bill after a mass shooting in san francisco. >>> they built 14 assault weapons to pretext students -- protect students in the event of an attack. some parents are worried students can access the guns and district funs should -- funds should not be used on weapons. >> sometimes students come with plastic weapons or real weapons and does that put them at risk of being neutralized and killed. >> reporter: the weapons cost $1,000 each and they have the ability to peers body armor. >> reporter: today the house of representatives in rode island is expected to legalize same sex marriages and the state senate is unknow
deals for carry ranges, and the move comes after pressure from consumers following the sandy hook shooting. gun rights advocates are calling for a boycott of groupon. >>> a man in new ze land has come up with a controversial plan to save mative birds. he wants to get -- native birds. he wants to get kid of cats. he's not recommending people euthanize their cats but instead spay or neuter them and not release them when they die. the plan has many furious. >>> 8:19. and we're now learning a child was killed in a horrible crash on an icy highway in ohio. in all, 60 cars and 16 big rigs were involved in the pileup near natty yesterday. one 12-year-old died in the crash. dozens of others were hurt. investigators are blaming a spud -- blaming a sudden bust of snow for the pileup. >> inclement weather, heavy snow. the snow came down rather quickly, was sticking to everything, includes the roadway. >> at least 20 crash victims are still in the hospital. two of them are listed in critical condition. >>> 19 minutes after 8:00. the tattoos of 49ers' tattoos of clip, that artist is see -- of
haven't had heat since october when superstorm sandy struck. that city set up tents in staten island for homeowners still without heat. >>> a father in new york is in big trouble after police say he left his 1-year-old son in his car for eight hours in freezing temperatures. police say the man forgot to drop off his son at a day care, then left him strapped in the back seat of a car when he parked outside his office. police say the boy is lucky to be alive, since the temperature didn't go below 15 degrees. >>> 9:24 now. let's turn it over to rosemary. a nice day outside yesterday, mild. today, about the same, chillier maybe? >> this morning, the same, but this afternoon, we'll notice cooler weather moving into the bay area. partly cloudy skies for some of us, patchy dense fog in some of our inland areas, through the strait, advisory lasting until 10:00 for dense fog visibility down to quarter mile. right now, 40s to mid-50s around the bay and in the region. 45, santa rosa. low 50s, san francisco. backing it up here, remaining a bit unsettled for your weekend, due to this system dropp
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